"Great White Fleet" World Cruise, 1907-1909
Photo #: NH 106218 Great White Fleet World Cruise, 1907-1909 Atlantic Fleet battleships steaming out of Hampton Roads, Virginia on 16 December 1907, at the beginning of their World cruise. The two nearest ships (in left center) are Maine class battleships of the Fleet's Third Division. Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation, Washington, D.C. Collection of Rear Admiral Harold M. Bemis. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.